Apple, Google, Tesla, and Uber are racing to bring self-driving vehicles to market. According to the Gartner Group, there will be 250 million connected vehicles on the road by 2020.
In this ASCE Interchange, the executive director of Contra Costa, California’s transportation authority, Randy Iwasaki, P.E., explains how connected and autonomous vehicles can transform our nation’s transportation system to make it safer, smarter, and more sustainable. Before joining the authority, Iwasaki served as California’s director of transportation under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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